May 15-18, 2020

KC Ballet On Demand: Umbra

Enjoy select Kansas City Ballet performances from past seasons for limited video performance runs. Watch Myles Thatcher’s Umbra on this page (scroll down) from Friday, May 15 through May 18. Enjoy a pre-performance Belger Footnotes with Devon Carney and Myles Thatcher.

See all virtual experiences at KCBallet@Home

About Umbra
Humans are excellent storytellers. We write books and poems to be read; songs and screenplays to be performed. We also create stories about ourselves over the span of our lives. Over time, these stories merge together to make the fabric of our identity, and they inevitably shape how we walk through the world. What happens when the narrative we tell ourselves doesn’t match how we are perceived by others? What we don’t allow ourselves to see maybe just the thing that is holding us back. Gaining an honest perspective on our own story can be a long journey, but if we face ourselves wholeheartedly it’s possible we can flourish in ways that we never knew we could.

– Myles Thatcher


Myles Thatcher's Umbra. Click Play

Belger Footnotes with Devon Carney and Myles Thatcher. Click Play

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Kansas City Ballet is an American Guild of Musical Artists Company.

The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) is the labor union that represents artists from numerous disciplines that create America’s operatic, dance, and choral heritage.

This production is presented in cooperation with the American Guild of Musical Artists. Donations are gratefully accepted on behalf of the AGMA Relief Fund.




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